Creating Algorithms through Pseudocodes and Flowcharts
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  • Question 1
    45 seconds
    Q.

    What is the difference between a flowchart and pseudocode?

    answer choices

    A flowchart is diagramatic whilst pseudocode is written in a programming language (eg. Pascal, Java, Visual Basic).

    A flowchart is textual whilst pseudocode is diagrammatic.

    A flowchart is a diagrammatic description of an algorithm whilst pseudocode is a textual description of an algorithm.

    Fowchart and pseudocode are representations of algorithms.

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following assignment statements is assigning text to a variable?

    answer choices

    myName = "Sir Philip"

    myAge = 24

    myTax = salary * .20

    myGWA = 1.76

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    An identifier is the 'name' given to a variable.

    For example:

    distanceToSchool = 5 & " km"

    What is the value of the variable?

    answer choices

    5

    5 km

    5km

    distanceToSchool

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What structure is depicted in this flowchart?

    answer choices

    sequence

    selection

    loop

    case

  • Question 5
    45 seconds
    Q.

    What is the purpose of this symbol in creating program flowcharts?

    answer choices

    It evaluates a condition to determine the which action to take.

    It signals the beginning and the end of the program.

    It evaluates arithmetic operations.

    It declares the variables used in the program.

  • Question 6
    45 seconds
    Q.

    What is the purpose of this symbol in creating program flowcharts?

    answer choices

    It connects symbols and directs the flow of data in the program.

    It declares the variables used in the program.

    It evaluates arithmetic operations.

    It signals the beginning and the end of the program.

  • Question 7
    45 seconds
    Q.

    What is the purpose of this symbol in creating program flowcharts?

    answer choices

    It evaluates a condition to determine the which action to take.

    It signals the beginning and the end of the program.

    It connects symbols and directs the flow of data in the program.

    It is used in accepting inputs or generating outputs in the program

  • Question 8
    45 seconds
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    What is the purpose of this symbol in creating program flowcharts?

    answer choices

    It connects the the part of a flowchart to another part of the flowchart located on the same page.

    It connects the the part of a flowchart to another part of the flowchart located at a different page.

    It connects symbols and directs the flow of data in the program.

    It signals the beginning and the end of the program.

  • Question 9
    45 seconds
    Q.

    What is the purpose of this symbol in creating program flowcharts?

    answer choices

    It connects the the part of a flowchart to another part of the flowchart located on the same page.

    It connects the the part of a flowchart to another part of the flowchart located at a different page.

    It evaluates a condition to determine the which action to take.

    It evaluates arithmetic operations.

  • Question 10
    45 seconds
    Q.

    What is the purpose of this symbol in creating program flowcharts?

    answer choices

    It declares the variables used in the program.

    It evaluates a condition to determine the which action to take.

    It evaluates arithmetic operations.

    It connects symbols and directs the flow of data in the program.

  • Question 11
    45 seconds
    Q.

    What is the purpose of this symbol in creating program flowcharts?

    answer choices

    It evaluates arithmetic operations and/or assign a new value to a variable.

    It evaluates a condition to determine the which action to take.

    It signals the beginning and the end of the program.

    It connects the the part of a flowchart to another part of the flowchart located on the same page.

  • Question 12
    45 seconds
    Q.

    What is the purpose of this symbol in creating program flowcharts?

    answer choices

    It evaluates a condition to determine the which action to take.

    It signals the beginning and the end of the program.

    It connects symbols and directs the flow of data in the program.

    It connects the the part of a flowchart to another part of the flowchart located at a different page.

  • Question 13
    45 seconds
    Q.

    The given image is a representation of what structure?

    answer choices

    sequence

    selection

    loop

    case

  • Question 14
    45 seconds
    Q.

    The given image is a representation of what structure?

    answer choices

    sequence

    selection

    loop

    case

  • Question 15
    45 seconds
    Q.

    The given image is a representation of what structure?

    answer choices

    sequence

    selection

    loop

    case

  • Question 16
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Refer to the given flowchart:

    What is the output of the program?

    answer choices

    3

    4

    num3

    0.714

    Error

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What do you call the series of procedures to solve problems?

    answer choices

    blue print

    lesson plan

    algorithm

    procedures

  • Question 18
    45 seconds
    Q.

    When can algorithms be used?

    answer choices

    Only with computers

    Only with flowcharts

    Only when programming

    Any time to design solutions to problems

  • Question 19
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    Q.

    An algorithm illustrates:

    answer choices

    some steps in no particular order, and following no logical reasoning.

    a series steps in a particular order, following logical reasoning.

    some random shapes in a flowchart but in a set of order.

    a series of decisions needed to bake a cake.

  • Question 20
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    Q.

    If you are ask by your teacher to create a flowchart to find all the factors of a composite number given by the user, what are the most efficient structures will you use?

    answer choices

    sequence and selection

    selection and loop

    nested loops

    case and loop

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